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Forgot Windows 7 Password? Reset It with 2 Simple Ways

Referring to how to reset a forgotten Windows 7 password, the well-known way is to use Windows 7 password reset disk, which can help you reset the password with a few mouse clicks. And forgetting Windows 7 password is not a big problem as long as you have that password reset disk.

Except for Windows 7 password reset disk, password reset tool is another easy and efficient way to reset your forgotten Windows 7 password. The below will show you how to reset Windows 7 password with the 2 ways.

Solution 1: Use Windows 7 password reset disk

The first choice to reset a lost Windows 7 password is using Windows 7 password reset disk. Plug Windows 7 password reset disk in computer firstly, and then follow the steps to reset the forgotten password:

Step 1: Log on your computer with the target Windows account.
Step 2: Enter a wrong password in the welcome screen password box, and hit Enter.
Step 3: Click OK when the message that the user name or password is incorrect comes up.
Step 4: Click on Reset password on the following screen.
click on Reset password
Step 5: Click Next when Password Reset Wizard welcome screen appears.
Step 6: Select the target password reset disk and enter Next.
Step 7: Enter and confirm your new Windows password and click Next.
Step 8: Click Finish to close the wizard.
Step 9: Log on with the newly reset password.

At the end of this article shows you how to create Windows 7 password reset disk.

Solution 2: Use Windows 7 password reset tool

Anmosoft Windows Password Reset is a safe and reliable Windows 7 password reset tool which can help you burn a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset Windows 7 password with easy:

Step 1: Download Anmosoft Windows Password Reset Professional and install it.
Step 2: Burn a password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive with the program.
Windows 7 password reset tool
Step 3: Reset Windows 7 password with the burned CD/DVD/USB.

After that, you can access your computer without entering password, and the detailed Anmosoft Windows Password Reset Professional user guide is also available.

Tips: How to create Windows 7 password reset disk?

Important: Windows password reset disk is a powerful Windows feature in case of forgotten password. It should be created in advance and only works for a special account. If you have forgotten the password to your account, you won't be able to create that disk. But you can try to use password reset tool to reset the password.

Before creating Windows 7 password reset disk, you need to log on with the special account you want to create a password reset disk for, and then insert a USB flash drive or floppy disk in your computer. Then follow the steps:

Step 1: Click Start button to select Control Panel.
Step 2: Click on User Accounts and Family Safety, and then click on User Accounts.
Step 3: Click on Create a password reset disk on the left of the following screen.
Step 4: Click Next when the Forgotten Password Wizard welcome screen appears.
create windows 7 password reset disk
Step 5: Select your target device to create the password reset disk.
Step 6: Type current user account password.
Step 7: Click Ok when the password reset disk is created.
Step 8: Click Finish when the completing screen comes up.

After the Windows 7 password reset disk is created, a file named "userkey.psw" will appear on your USB flash drive. Please remember to place the USB flash drive or the file in a safe place. Anyone can use it to reset your Windows password if he can get physical access to it.

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